Jeffrey M Duncanandrade

The Author: Jeffrey M.R. Duncan-Andrade is Assistant Professor of Raza Studies and Education at San Francisco State University. In addition to these duties, he continues as a high school teacher in East Oakland, where for the past 18 years he has practiced and studied the use of critical pedagogy in urban schools. Before joining the faculty at SFSU, Duncan-Andrade taught English and coached in the Oakland public schools for 10 years, and completed his doctoral studies at the University of California, Berkeley. Duncan-Andrade's research interests and publications span the areas of urban schooling and curriculum change, urban teacher development and retention, critical pedagogy, and cultural and ethnic studies. He co-authored The Art of Critical Pedagogy: Possibilities for Moving from Theory to Practice in Urban Schools and is currently completing his third book on the core competencies of highly effective urban educators.